sesquialtera

noun ses·qui·al·tera
variants: less commonly

sesquialter

Definition of sesquialtera

plural

sesquialteras

also

sesquialters

  1. 1 archaic :  hemiola 2

  2. 2 Sesquialtera plural Sesquialteras :  an organ mutation flue stop reinforcing the fifth and third above the fundamental (see 2fundamental 2a)

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Origin and Etymology of sesquialtera

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of sesquialter


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